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Medical Scientist Training

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

12 months
Duration
15946 USD/year
15946 USD/year
5818 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Medical Scientist Training program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is a dual degree program in collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Overview

Program Features

The Medical Scientist Training program of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston educates physician-scientists and draws from faculty expertise at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center. This rich training environment—encompassing laboratories, hospitals, and clinics in the Texas Medical Center—ensures that our graduates are uniquely prepared for careers in translational research, where basic research is applied to improving patient care and promoting well-being, and observations/samples from patients are taken to the laboratory to improve understanding of disease mechanisms.

The MSTP - UT Houston provides students pursuing careers as physician-scientists the unique opportunity to earn dual MD/PhD degrees in a six to eight year integrated Program offered by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the programme website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form 
  • Unofficial transcripts 
  • Grade Point Average - GPAs must be converted to a 4.0 scale. 
  • GRE General Test scores- You must be able to provide your GRE scores to apply. 
  • TOEFL scores(International applicants) - A copy of your ETS score report is required and should be uploaded online with the application only 
  • Application fee - A $50 application fee is required
  • CV/Resume 
  • Personal statement- Please provide a one (1) page personal statement which explains your motivation for seeking a graduate degree in  the Biomedical Sciences
  • Research Statement 
  • Optional Essay 
  • Presentation and publications listing with abstracts
  • Three letters of recommendation are required to apply

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15946 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15946 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15946 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5818 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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